US SB137 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 25-0)
Status: Introduced on January 28 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-28 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Pending: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Prohibits the use of federal funds for purposes outside the United States related to abortion. Specifically, the bill prohibits funding to certain foreign or domestic organizations that perform or promote abortions, furnish or develop items intended to procure abortions, or provide financial support for an entity that conducts such activities. Current U.S. policy prohibits the provision of federal funds to a foreign nongovernmental organization unless it agrees to not perform or actively promote abortions.

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Title

Protecting Life in Foreign Assistance Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-28SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Same As/Similar To

HB534 (Related) 2021-01-28 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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